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Oikonomics

Oikonomics – Part 4: To Tithe or Not to Tithe

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail 4 of 4 SERMON SUMMARY What is God’s plan for supporting the local church? Is tithing the God ordained method of funding the ministry of the local church, or is there another standard we are to use? A “tithe” simply means ten percent. Those who endorse tithing teach that we are to […]

Oikonomics – Part 3: Managing God’s Portfolio

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail Matthew 25:14-29 – 3 of 4 SERMON SUMMARY Daniel Webster once was asked: “What is the most profound thought that has ever entered your mind?” Do you know how he responded? He said, “The most important thought I have ever had was that of my individual responsibility to God.” In fact, when […]

Oikonomics – Part 2: Rags or Riches–A Balanced Biblical View

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail 2 of 4 SERMON SUMMARY Does God want us to be healthy and wealthy, or does he disdain wealth and want us to give it all away? Which approach is biblically correct? Because the Bible has so much to say about the topic of money—over 2000 verses—you can find verses, especially if […]

Oikonomics – Part 1: Generosity as a Lifestyle

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail 1 of 4 SERMON SUMMARY The Greek word, οἰκονομία, means “to manage resources owned by another”, and so I’ve entitled this series “Oikonomics 101”. Truth is, all that we have belongs to God. During the next several weeks we are going to learn how to properly manage those God-given resources. Today we […]

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